International Roma Day on April 8 is not just about celebrating Roma culture, it also highlights the persecution and discrimination that Roma people face in all areas of life. DW looks at the past and present struggles of the Sinti and Roma.
The European Parliament has approved the incoming European Commission. The team, headed by former prime minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker, is expected to take office on November 1.
German flagship carrier Lufthansa has decided to outsource its IT infrastructure unit to IBM to save costs. It said that while who the buyer was was now clear, specific contract conditions still had to be agreed.
The parliamentary hearings for the new EU commissioners have proved themselves to be a pointless formality. In this format, they are pseudo-democratic and completely superfluous, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
Dispossessed of his famous company, Jewish music publisher Henri Hinrichsen was put to death in Auschwitz. His grandchildren can finally celebrate the return to Leipzig of his Edition Peters - more than 75 years later.